• The suppression of internal unrest in South West Africa (Namibia) 1921-1933 

      Fokkens, Andries M. (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2012)
      In 1915, the Union of South Africa was requested to administrate South West Africa (SWA) (today Namibia) on behalf of the British Crown and approved the South West Africa Mandate. The policies of the Union strongly ...
    • The Suwalki GAP dilemma : a strategic and operational analysis 

      Scholtz, Leopold (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2020)
      This article reports on a theoretical analysis about a series of events that will hopefully never take place. Should Russia ever decide to invade the Baltic republics, the obvious invasion route would be from Russian ...
    • Teetering on Africa’s development trajectories - a search for an African alternative 

      Breakfast, N.; Mekoa, I.; Theletsane, I. (2018-06)
      This article analyses the so-called key drivers of development in post-colonial Africa in the contexts of African leaders’ conceptualisation thereof. It exposes the divergent concepts of development that have appeared to ...
    • Testing and implementation of a transportable and robust radio-element mapping system 

      Bezuidenhout, Jacques (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015-09-25)
      Gamma ray spectroscopy has been successfully applied as a survey tool in the fields of morphology, geology and mineral exploration. Gamma ray surveys are regularly done at ground level, which frequently requires transecting ...
    • Theoretical approaches in international relations : the South African military as a foreign policy instrument 

      Olivier, Laetitia; Neethling, Theo; Vrey, Francois (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
      The utility of theoretical approaches in international relations can be found in the fact that such approaches provide ‘lenses’ that can be applied to enhance our understanding of the social dynamics of the world we live ...
    • Thermal decomposition analysis in a sphere of combustible materials 

      Lebelo, Ramoshweu Solomon; Makinde, Oluwole Daniel; Chinyoka, T. (Sage, 2017)
      In this article, we look at spontaneous combustion due to exothermic chemical reaction taking place within a stockpile of combustible material. The model includes mass and energy balance equations in a spherical domain. ...
    • Thinking militaries or military thinking : the need for education in armed forces 

      Esterhuyse, Abel (SUN MeDIA Bloemfontein, 2007)
      The recently tabled parliamentary report on the South African Military Academy did not pose the most fundamental question concerning the existence of the Military Academy: why is it important that soldiers should become ...
    • The tip of the iceberg : spatio-temporal patterns of marine resource confiscations in the Table Mountain National Park 

      Brill, Gregg Clifford (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2012-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of this study was to determine the scale of marine poaching in the Table Mountain National Park by analysing the amounts of South African abalone, West Coast rock lobster, and shellfish, finfish ...
    • Trans-Atlantic relations in the Southern Cone : a common security agenda 

      Khanyile, Moses B. (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 1998)
      The countries on both shores of the South Atlantic Ocean have often looked more to the north for solutions to their socio-economic and security challenges than to their counterparts across the ocean. This approach has not ...
    • Turning the tide : revisiting African maritime security 

      Vrey, Francois (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2013)
      Maritime security appears to be assuming an increasingly more prominent place on the African security agenda. Although the growing scholarly debate and international responses seem to attend to more than piracy, the latter ...
    • Twenty years of democracy: An analysis of parliamentary oversight of the military in South Africa since 1994 

      Janse van Rensburg, Wilhelm Keyter (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Prior to 1994, the practice of parliamentary oversight of the military in South Africa was extremely limited. The post-1994 shift to liberal democracy characterised by representativeness and constitutionalism ...
    • Two perspectives on the recent war in Iraq 

      Beukes, Tobie (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
      The three books discussed here can all be classified as memoirs or even as auto-ethnographies. The two authors relate how they experienced the recent armed conflict in Iraq. The narratives of both authors include detailed ...
    • Unsteady hydromagnetic flow of radiating fluid past a convectively heated vertical plate with the Navier slip 

      Makinde, O. D.; Tshehla, M. S. (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014-04-17)
      This paper investigates the unsteady hydromagnetic-free convection of an incompressible electrical conducting Boussinesq’s radiating fluid past a moving vertical plate in an optically thin environment with the Navier slip, ...
    • War, aggression and self-defence 

      Kleynhans, Andre (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2020)
      This review is written against the background of the continuing Syrian conflict, and specifically Operation Peace Spring, the Turkish military intervention in northern Syria ostensibly aimed at creating a safe zone there ...
    • Weak states and child soldiering in Africa : contextual factors 

      Van Niekerk, Magdaleen (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Over the last forty years Africa has been one of the most conflict-ridden regions in the world, resulting in untold human suffering. It has been estimated that between 1955 and 1999 some nine to ten ...
    • When history no longer suffice : towards uniform rules for armed conflicts 

      Brits, Pieter (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2017)
      The key instruments of International Humanitarian Law (IHL), the 1949 Geneva Conventions and the Additional Protocols of 1977, divides armed conflict into two legal categories: international armed conflicts (IAC) or ...